Windows are important parts of your house. If you still have old rusty wood or aluminum windows. Then it might a time to think about upgrading with new replacement windows. If you are planning to sell the house in the next 5-10 years. Then you are asking a question: how to raise value of the house with replacement windows?
Just Replace the existing windows
According to Remodeling Magazine, when you replace your old aluminum or wood windows with brand new vinyl windows. The value of your house will go up by about 67%. The good thing about that is you are going to enjoy your new windows yourself for the next 5-10 years. Then when you sell, still you can get your money back.
Make Your House Stand Out In Your Neighborhood
The value of your house depends a lot on location. Let’s say your house is located in Hamilton NJ or Willingboro NJ. When you upgrade your old wood windows with vinyl replacement windows in these neighborhoods. Right away your house is going to stand out. But if you live in Princeton NJ or Yardley PA. Then replacing your existing windows with vinyl ones is not going to raise value a lot. In these neighborhoods you should make window replacement cautiously. Drive through the streets of your neighborhood. See what kind of replacement windows most people have in your area. In Princeton NJ or Yardley PA, the best window replacement option is wood clad, fiberglass or composite windows. So you should not be saving money, but pay some premium to get increase in the value of your house.
Age of the House
In rare instances your house may represent a historic value. Then the only way to increase the price of your house is by replacing wood windows with new wood clad windows. Sometimes you can’t go crazy with your new windows, they have to match the existing style and color. But once again new replacement windows will make your house look like a million bucks.
At Siding and Windows Wizards LLC we install vinyl, fiberglass and wood windows. If you would like us to help you to refresh the look of your house, feel free to let us know.
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